Pilates Instructor Salary

Earnings for Pilates Instructors in the United States come in at around $29.82 per hour on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. There are far more female Pilates Instructors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent. The majority of Pilates Instructors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Close to a tenth claim medical and dental insurance and less than two percent get vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$16,667 - $70,467
$17K
$40K
$70K
MEDIAN: $39,548
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50%
90%

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$14.59 - $46.19
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$30
$46
MEDIAN: $29.53
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$0$94K
Salary $16,667 - $70,467
Bonus $1,200
Total Pay (?
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$25,249 - $94,384
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.59 - $46.19
Overtime $7.50
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $1,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,249 - $94,384
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

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Job Description for Pilates Instructor

Pilates instructors work primarily in fitness centers, but also work at offices of physical therapists or directly for individuals as personal trainers. They may either lead group classes or conduct one-on-one private pilates training sessions.

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Pilates Instructor Tasks

  • Ensure a safe class environment, informing participants of safety rules and monitoring participants throughout the class.
  • Help participants tailor the class workout to their individual abilities and needs.
  • Conduct classes and private sessions which teach participants how to correctly perform Pilates or yoga movements and techniques.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pilates Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Pilates Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Pilates Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pilates Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Pilates Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 33 salaries. A Pilates Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pilates Instructor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pilates Instructor?

Pilates Instructor in Las Vegas:
Pros: Making people feel better, flexibility, creative problem solving, I am in charge of my work, access to workout equipment.
Cons: Lower start pay, risk of burnout.

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Key Stats for Pilates Instructor

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pilates Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%
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